FAQs About Termination From Employment

How to Handle Losing Your Job

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Losing a job is a stressful time, whether you were dismissed (usually presumed to be the employee's fault) or laid off (generally done for economic reasons, such as a slowdown in business, downsizing or a shift in the economy).

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about termination from employment, including reasons for getting fired, employee rights when you have been terminated, collecting unemployment, wrongful termination, saying goodbye to co-workers, and more.

Questions and Answers About Employment Termination

Unemployment Eligibility

What to Do After Termination

Reasons for Termination

Legal Definitions


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